Easy Homemade Pasta Recipe Video

The easy way to home made pasta...

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4
CuisineCourse
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Recipe Story

I first made pasta with my grandmother when I was about 10 I think. The very next day I tried it myself and it was a disaster. I kept trying it until I got it down. After seeing how easy it is to make your own pasta it will be hard for you to eat dried boxed pasta. I still do it, but would always rather eat my own...

:) Nikko

Ingredients

 Flour2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
 Eggs3
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Pinch

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 343 Calories from Fat 72

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.6%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 158.6 mg

Sodium 117.9 mg4.9%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A 3.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 3% Iron 22.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

pile the flour on a cutting board and make a well in the middle
crack in the eggs
add the oil and salt
scramble the eggs inside the well - once lightly scrambled start incorporating flour into the mixture from the sides of the well
mix well then knead with your hands once a fork doesn't work
knead for 10 minutes
wrap tightly in plastic wrap and stick in the fridge for 30 minutes
using small sections at a time put the floured dough through a pasta roller and flatten into nice sheets
cut the pasta and let dry for 20 or so minutes
boil in well salted water for 6-8 minutes

Editors Review

Here is a recipe for home food buffs who like their food fresh. Homemade pasta sounds like a herculean task but Nikko makes it look like a child's play. If your attempt to making pasta was a disastrous one then you must follow Nikko's step by step guide to making pasta from scratch. He is taking us through a photo journey with interesting background music for a fun filled pasta making time.

Comments

wise guy profile page

wise guy says :

Nice video i'll be sure to try the recipe. i dont have a cutter can i still make the macaroni? is this an expensive investment? thanks!
Posted on: 15 September 2008 - 2:38pm
CookingMyWay profile page

CookingMyWay says :

Thanks so much Raquel!
Posted on: 23 August 2007 - 11:52am
Raquel profile page

Raquel says :

You have some of the best food videos! I love paste! Good job! Raquel
Posted on: 22 August 2007 - 11:10pm
The Tortilla Guy profile page

The Tortilla Guy says :

Dude not only do you know alot about all kinds of food but you pick some slammin music to go along with your video's Bravo !!! Great Stuff man The Tortilla Guy
Posted on: 21 August 2007 - 8:11pm
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Tamara Maslar says :

Great video, Love Pasta what with living in Naples, Italy and all. You kind of need too! Nice JOB!
Posted on: 21 August 2007 - 8:47am
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paris221966 says :

How fun! Love the background music! I cannot believe I've never made pasta! Now one thing I DO enjoy is making my own sauce :) Mmmm, delicious! I love pasta but actually hated it as a kid because we had for dinner so much that I got sick of it!
Posted on: 21 August 2007 - 1:13am
CookingMyWay profile page

CookingMyWay says :

I'm glad you want pasta after watching it - my job is done lol... The sauce in the last shot is actually Ragu's Organic Pasta Sauce. I know it's easy to make your won and don't ask why I would go to the trouble of making my own pasta then using jared sauce on it but the stuff is amazing. It's so fresh and light you would think it was made from your garden that very day it's so good. I've tricked some good foodie friends - told them I made it from scratch and every single one of them was blown away when I brought out the empty jar. We often use olive oil and garlic - Maitlin's fav is freshly grated parm with a bit of browned butter (it's my fav too).
Posted on: 20 August 2007 - 10:11pm
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shantihhh says :

Yes making pasta is such fun. We often have a pasta day with the kids as they love to make different flavours and shapes. I seem to get floured with semolina all over me thanks to Andrew and Tiffiny. We use an Atlas machine for parpadelle and fettucine cuts and Ravioli , but also for some shapes we have a Simac extruder for Capellini /angel hair and such. We still buy Strozopretti, Gigli, Radiatori and other fun and fancy shapes. We always use semolina flour. Well I have used buckwheat a couple of times mixed in. Love making flavours-saffran, curry, porcini, dill, habanaro, craked ppper, etc. It is amazing how fast fresh pasta cooks like in 2 or 3 minutes! What sauce are you making? Sometimes we just toss with olive oil and then fresh garlic and split cherry tomatoes and garden basil in chiffonade, S & P and heat in the skillet just until the ingredients heat through-maybe use a little pasta water if necessary. Now this is good. I am wanting pasta-see what you did? LOL Enjoy!
Posted on: 20 August 2007 - 9:48pm
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